PM Nawaz chairs high-level meeting regarding CPEC; directs timely completion of projects
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has directed the authorities concerned to complete the infrastructure projects planned as part of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) by the end of 2017.
Speaking while chairing a high-level meeting of the CPEC in Islamabad on Monday, the PM said the projects should be completed by mobilizing the resources and completing financial and technical formalities. “The completion of road projects in Balochistan under CPEC would be a game changer for the region,” he said. “The Gawadar International Airport must be completed soon.”
The Minster Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal, Secretary Water and Power and Secretary Planning and Development briefed the Prime Minister of various projects under CPEC.
The Prime Minister directed that all necessary arrangements must be completed before the inauguration, so that the physical work is started right after the inauguration.